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12 Apr 17
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The potential of mountain tourism: focus of UNWTO Conference in Georgia
More than 300 participants from 32 countries gathered for the conference. Opening the event, Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili said: “It is significant to note that mountains make up...
18 Jan 17
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The World Tourism Organization begins the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
The event, held in the El Pardo Palace in Madrid, Spain, was attended by the Prime Minister of Georgia, the Vice-President of Honduras, more than 40 tourism ministers and other senior officials from...
04 Jan 17
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FITUR 2017: UNWTO with a focus on sustainability and tourism in Africa and in the MENA region
UNWTO has prepared a number of events to be held at FITUR, starting with the presentation of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017. Also on January 18 the 13th Edition of...
03 Jan 17
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The Year Ahead: harnessing the power of tourism to build a better world
I have seen increasing commitment from the international community, with many countries realizing the potential for tourism to become a pillar of their development. This commitment is attested to by...
29 Dec 16
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2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
The United Nations General Assembly declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development recalling the potential of tourism to advance the universal 2030 Agenda for...
03 Nov 16
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Urban planning and city tourism need to go “hand in hand”, concludes UNWTO Summit
Participants discussed city tourism trends including new business models, such as the so-called “sharing economy”, the importance of millennials, emerging niche markets, how to build authentic...
28 Oct 16
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UNWTO Workshop addresses quality in product development in tourism destinations
The workshop conducted by UNWTO on 15-17 September 2016 with the support of the Ministry of Tourism of Ethiopia provided a global insight into the positioning of African destinations along with the...